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YOU DECIDE: What divides our economic views?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

Economic issues are front and center in this year’s political campaigns, and candidates have differing views on economic solutions. Mike Walden discusses four important economic issues.

NCSU Lawn Care app now available for Android

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With categories like “grasses,” “pest problems” and “irrigation,” the North Carolina State University Lawn Care app is a convenient, valuable tool for homeowners and commercial landscapers alike. Developed by the university’s Turfgrass Program, the app is now available for Android devices.

Bruneau golf tournament funds scholarships

Golfers can play a round on North Carolina State University’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course and raise money for scholarships Tuesday, Sept. 25 during the annual Dr. Art Bruneau Golf Tournament and Scholarship Fundraiser.

Student Perspectives: Becky Dobosy

Becky Dobosy

When it comes to addressing issues related to hunger in developing nations, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences nutrition major Becky Dobosy is not sitting still. While she’s been at N.C. State, the junior has traveled near and far to grow her knowledge of nutrition and sustainable agriculture and to put it to work.

N.C. State gets new plant scientist, expands at N.C. Research Campus

Tsung-Fu Hsieh

N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute continues its expansion efforts by adding another established scientist to its team at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis. Dr. Tzung-Fu Hsieh (pronounced: “Zung Foo Shay”) joined the institute in August 2012 and is developing a research program centered on the biological systems of flowering plants, including fruits and vegetables. With the addition of Hsieh, N.C. State now employs nearly 50 faculty and staff in Kannapolis.

YOU DECIDE: Are we better off today?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

The question, “Are you better off today?” has become a major debate of the political campaigns. Mike Walden brings economics to bear to address this often controversial question.

Butterfly bushes, redbud recognized

picture of Dr. Dennis Werner and Ruby Falls, the weeping redbud Werner Developed

New types of butterfly bushes and redbuds developed by a North Carolina State University plant breeder are attracting attention around the world.

CALS students awarded first N.C. Soybean Research Scholarships

The awards, recently announced by the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association, are presented to students studying soybean production and involved in soybean research.

N.C. 4-H’ers awarded more than $68,000 in scholarships

Students from across the state have received 4-H scholarships from the North Carolina 4-H Development Fund to attend institutions of higher learning. The foundation has awarded 76 scholarships to students from 45 of North Carolina’s 100 counties. The total amount of 4-H scholarships awarded this year, including renewable scholarships, cash awards through 4-H cumulative records programs and scholarships to attend national 4-H competitions, amounts to $68,450.

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